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  • The African American Achievement Gap: Policy Strategies and Solutions

    January 28, 2014

    Author: Dr. Bruce Jones, Professor of Education, University of South Florida

    In commemoration of the 1963 Civil Rights Movement March on Washington, D.C., the We CARE Campaign in partnership with the Urban League Consortium of Florida sponsored a series of town hall meetings … Read More

  • Helping Parents Ensure Excellence and Opportunity for Their Children

    January 27, 2014

    Author: John Fisher, Executive Director, Stand for Children Arizona

    From my experience in the private sector, as an educator, and now in the non-profit sector, I have the privilege of seeing from a variety of perspectives how education impacts nearly every sector of … Read More

  • New Video Highlights Goals and Benefits of Ready Now Yuma

    January 21, 2014

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    Helios Education Foundation and Yuma Union High School District are working to ensure every student in the district is prepared to succeed in college and career.  The initiative is helping students … Read More

  • Education Week Releases Annual Quality Counts Report

    January 15, 2014

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    According to the annual Quality Counts report recently released, Florida improved its national K-12 achievement ranking to 7th in the country while Arizona fell to 38th.  The national report, … Read More

  • A Hope for the Future

    January 3, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    "Our hope is to help every child receive high quality early literacy education.  We are working with parents, neighborhoods and early care providers to build the foundation for the future academic … Read More

  • A Hope for the Future

    January 3, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    "I aspire to contribute to the world through the worthwile pursuit of improving people's lives.  I plan to go to medical school and pursue a graduate degree so I can work as a doctor and still … Read More

  • A Hope for the Future

    January 3, 2014

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    "My goal in life is to be happy.  I have no idea where life will take me from this point, but I am determined to work hard, to get an education, to grow, and be happy. Whether I become a doctor, an … Read More

  • A Hope for the Future

    January 3, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    "I would like to be in a profession where I can help someone.  I think I would like to be an interpreter where I can become a bridge between two languages, possibly working in a court room.  I want … Read More

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